Canon Announces EOS M Digital Camera & Accessories

Posted by on July 26, 2012 at 9:10 am

Tweet Video transcript: Canon announces the much awaited mirrorless EOS M Digital Camera to it’s EOS camera line up. The camera features an 18 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor. A Hybrid CMOS AF that delivers fast autofocus speeds for video and photos. A 3 inch touch screen LCD display that allows common multi-touch gestures such as […]

3 HDSLR Lighting Options

Posted by on March 30, 2011 at 4:01 pm

Tweet In the video below, I look at some of the lighting options available to HDSLR users. The options are: Home made utility lights you can buy at a hardware store. On camera LED lighting On camera Flash Each of these choices has their advantages and disadvantages. Check out the video for all the details. […]

How To Make a Beauty Dish [Video]

Posted by on February 22, 2011 at 11:00 pm

Tweet In the video below I show you how to make your own beauty dish. This is a video update to my original post “Make Your Own Beauty Dish.” The original post still has all the photos and written instructions, but now also includes this video. YouTube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLDkhPiSsOU

Rapid Fire Flash Photography

Posted by on January 26, 2011 at 6:49 pm

Tweet Did you know your flash can fire as fast as 6 frames per second or more? IT CAN! The secret is setting your flash to manual and dialling down the power to about 1/16 power. Your flash will now be able to fire in rapid succession because it doesn’t have to fully recharge after […]

Quick Tip – How To Shoot Better Outdoor Family Portraits

Posted by on November 25, 2010 at 6:00 am

Tweet Shooting family portraits outside can be challenging. I worked an entire ski season shooting portraits on Whistler Blackcomb and I learned one simple trick to improve the portraits I took of the clients. If it’s a sunny day, turn on your flash. It’s that simple. This is the quickest and easiest way to improve […]

Flash Photography – Low Light Event

Posted by on November 18, 2010 at 7:30 am

Tweet Someone asked me recently how to photograph an event in low light using flash. They have shot similar events in low light before, but were not very happy with the results. So, I gave them some very simple advice: Use a dedicated on camera flash (TTL, E-TTL, i-TTL… etc.) that is compatible with your […]